With the summer holidays well underway, we have put together some fun activities to do with Ita, including FREE ones! And since there is so much to do I thought I would share it!
Local splash park – FREE
Theatre show – Prices vary but take advantage of local offers including ‘Kids Week’ (see below)
Hire your own boat for an adventure on a canal – check out GoBoat.
‘Disney in the Westend’ – FREE popup from 23 July – 1 Sept. Interactive Disney workshops for children.
Head to Ruxley Manor to see the fairies and the pixies come to life – Children £9.99 / adults £1.99
Children aged 7-14 can take part in one-hour open water ‘Swim Safe’ sessions running in 36 open water locations in England and Wales throughout the summer – FREE
The programme, run by ASA-qualified swimming teachers, will include up to 30-minutes of open water swimming, along with advice on water safety from qualified lifeguards. For the full details, see Swim Safe.
Visit your local zoo – prices will vary but look for local deals!
Visit the Imperial War Museum, London – FREE
Take a trip to the beach – FREE
Or take a trip to a fake beach! ‘The Beach at Brent Cross & Bluewater’ – entry is 3 quid for adults and kids over 3 years.
At Bella Italia, children can get a Piccolo or Grande meal for £1 when bought alongside a full-price adult main until noon on Sunday 18 August. (Sign up with your email address to get your coupon code).
Cinema date – during the holiday’s kids club runs throughout and tickets are only £2.50 each at Cineworld!
Be in the audience – head to applause store for free audience tickets (includes Love Island and X Factor) – FREE
Pets at Home runs workshops for children aged 5-11 during the school holidays. The sessions teach how to interact with animals such as guinea pigs and hamsters. Your children will get a certificate or sticker once they’ve completed the workshop too – FREE
Check out Disney Store events – Make your own lion mane on Thursday 25 July, make your own Forky Sat 27 July times: 11am to 12pm & 2pm to 3pm, take part in the Spider Man training Academy Spider-Man Training Academy on Tues 6 & Thurs 8 August from 2pm – 4pm – FREE
Visit the home of Winnie the Pooh – 100 Aker Wood at Aldenham Country Par. You also get to meet Pooh bear daily at 2pm – FREE
Visit a lavender farm – Hitchin Lavender adults £6 and children from 5 years are £3, but those U5 are FREE
Make your own slime at all Hobby Craft stores every Saturday throughout August. (runs in 30 minute slots) – FREE but you must book online.
Make a sun catcher at all Hobby Craft stores on Monday 5th, Wednesday 7th, Friday 9th August – FREE but you must book online.
Paint your own ceramic at all Hobby Craft stores on Monday 12th, Wednesday 14th, Friday 16th August– FREE but you must book online.